3 Green Bay Packers That Could Become Surprise Heroes

3 Green Bay Packers That Could Become Surprise Heroes

In 1967, Chuck Mercein’s statistics — 56 rushing yards and one reception for six yards — were about as eye-popping as beige wallpaper. Mercein, a running back, didn’t join the Green Bay Packers until midway through that 1967 season. And many fans — and even some teammates — had a hard time remembering old No. 30’s name. Today, Mercein’s name is etched in Packer lore. During the NFL Championship Game — better known as the Ice Bowl — Mercein played hero. Mercein accounted for 34 yards on the Packers’ 12-play, 68-yard game-winning drive as Green Bay stunned visiting Dallas, 21-17. …
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